Hikaru Nakamura and Jennifer Yu are 2019 U.S. Champions Print
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 11:38

Hikaru Nakamura beat Jeffery Xiong in the last round while his co-leaders Fabiano Caruana and Leinier Dominguez were held to draws and won his 5th US Chess Championship. Fabiano Caruana and Leinier Dominguez tied for the second place.

In women section Jennifer Yu won the title with a round to spare. In 11th round players were still fighting for the remaining medals. Abrahamyan was trailing Zatonskih by half a point. Abrahamyan drew her game, and fortunately for her Zatonksih was unable to find herself against the former champion, Foisor. As a result, Anna Zatonskih and Tatev Abrahamyan tied for the second place.

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